Center for Contemporary Sino Israel Studies (CCSIS), founded by SIGNAL and Shanghai Jiaotong University, is the world’s premier China-Israel research center focusing on comparative politics and strategic analysis. CCSIS, based at Shanghai Jiaotong University, the “Princeton of China”, focuses on policy oriented research as well as interdisciplinary projects, capitalizing on SJTU’s diverse fields of expertise from international relations to space science.
CCSIS received official sanction from China’s Ministry of Education in the second half of this year, and will enjoy governmental funding as the center grows.
About: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Since the reform and opening up policy in China, SJTU has taken the lead in management reform of institutions for higher education, regaining its vigor and vitality with an unprecedented momentum of growth.
Today SJTU has 31 schools (departments), 63 undergraduate programs, 250 masters-degree programs, 203 Ph.D. programs, 28 post-doctorate programs, and 11 state key laboratories and national engineering research centers.
About: School of International and Public Relations
The SJTU School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), established in 2003 and located in the heart of downtown Shanghai, has developed into one of the most influential and international schools in political science and public administration in China.
SIPA consists of four departments: the Department of Comparative Politics, the Department of Public Administration, the Department of International Relations, and the Department of Public Economics & Social Policy. The Dean of the school is Professor HU Wei, a prominent Chinese political scientist.